As Wmih (WMIH) Share Price Rose, Holder Greywolf Capital Management LP Lowered Its Position; Scharf Investments Lifted Its Position in Disney Walt Co (DIS) as Stock Price Declined

August 10, 2018 - By Catherine Diaz

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Scharf Investments Llc increased its stake in Disney Walt Co (DIS) by 0.7% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Scharf Investments Llc bought 6,110 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.93% with the market. The institutional investor held 879,240 shares of the television services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $88.31M, up from 873,130 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Scharf Investments Llc who had been investing in Disney Walt Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $169.73B market cap company. The stock increased 0.16% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $114.16. About 7.04M shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has declined 4.73% since August 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.30% the S&P500. Some Historical DIS News: 07/03/2018 – There’s not only a lot of action in the Disney-Marvel blockbuster Black Panther, there are important wealth lessons, too; 02/04/2018 – TOKYO — Aiming to soothe discontent with interminable waits and pricey tickets while remaining the top theme park destination in Japan, Tokyo Disney Resort is moving to make trips cheaper and less frustrating. The resort’s Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea parks together drew 30; 26/04/2018 – Tokyo Disney operator girds for 1% dent to net profit; 08/03/2018 – DISNEY ANNUAL MEETING BEGINS IN HOUSTON; 17/05/2018 – Hollywood Rpter: Disney Channel Renews Animated Series ‘Big City Greens’ Ahead of Premiere; 14/03/2018 – Disney puts focus on battle with Netflix; 02/04/2018 – ESPN+ to Launch April 12, Bringing Sports Fans More Live Sports, Exclusive Originals and On-Demand Library — All for $4.99 Per Month; 23/05/2018 – Comcast Is Said to Target Fox Investors in Push to Outbid Disney; 29/05/2018 – Forbes: Disney Made The Right Call For Investors In Canceling ‘Roseanne’; 08/05/2018 – James Murdoch Wouldn’t Move to Disney if Fox Deal Closes

Greywolf Capital Management Lp decreased its stake in Wmih Corp (WMIH) by 22.42% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Greywolf Capital Management Lp sold 2.38M shares as the company’s stock rose 6.20% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 8.22M shares of the company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $11.68M, down from 10.60 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Greywolf Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Wmih Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $523.02M market cap company. The stock decreased 0.72% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $1.38. About 9.43M shares traded or 318.84% up from the average. WMIH Corp. (NASDAQ:WMIH) has risen 14.17% since August 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.60% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.14, from 0.9 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 81 investors sold DIS shares while 615 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 606 raised stakes. 906.82 million shares or 1.20% more from 896.07 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Cypress Capital Management Lc (Wy) has 0.02% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Marshwinds Advisory holds 17,372 shares or 0.83% of its portfolio. Stack Financial Incorporated reported 170,955 shares. Jolley Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.03% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Mason Street Advsr Ltd Liability Co accumulated 209,458 shares. 479,406 were accumulated by National Bank Of Nova Scotia. Cypress Mngmt Ltd owns 15,158 shares for 0.29% of their portfolio. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 157,300 shares. 199,960 were reported by Bridgeway Cap. Hanson Mcclain Inc, a California-based fund reported 6,925 shares. Parkside National Bank &, a Missouri-based fund reported 3,202 shares. Doheny Asset Mngmt Ca holds 0.52% or 9,903 shares. Wasatch Advsr Inc has invested 0% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Etrade Cap Management Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.08% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 23,989 shares. Proffitt Goodson has invested 0.51% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS).

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $15.32 million activity. $15.05 million worth of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) shares were sold by BRAVERMAN ALAN N. Shares for $194,780 were sold by LEWIS AYLWIN B on Monday, February 26.

Scharf Investments Llc, which manages about $2.69B and $3.56 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Comcast Corp New (NASDAQ:CMCSA) by 566,741 shares to 5.41M shares, valued at $184.92 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Dollar Gen Corp New (NYSE:DG) by 2.08 million shares in the quarter, leaving it with 8,847 shares, and cut its stake in Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE).

More notable recent The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Bank Of America’s 6 Takeaways From Disney’s Q3” on August 08, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “SeaWorld top exec: ‘We welcome investments in the market’ — even if they include Disney’s Star Wars, Universal …” published on August 07, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Disney looks to rebuy ‘Star Wars’ TV rights from Turner” on August 02, 2018. More interesting news about The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “The Time To Buy Disney Is Now” published on August 07, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Is The Walt Disney Company a Buy?” with publication date: August 01, 2018.

Among 40 analysts covering The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), 23 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. The Walt Disney Company had 162 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Rosenblatt maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) rating on Wednesday, August 9. Rosenblatt has “Hold” rating and $11500 target. Drexel Hamilton downgraded The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) on Monday, September 26 to “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 14 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, August 11. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, September 15. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) earned “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, August 25. Morgan Stanley maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) on Wednesday, June 21 with “Buy” rating. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) earned “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, January 2. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 17 by Goldman Sachs. RBC Capital Markets upgraded The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) on Monday, October 9 to “Top Pick” rating.

Greywolf Capital Management Lp, which manages about $3.21 billion and $153.64M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Stars Group Inc by 20,000 shares to 305,000 shares, valued at $8.40M in 2018Q1, according to the filing.

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